September 21, 2018 By C! Magazine Staff

Chevrolet PH adds High Country Storm in pick-up segment

2019 Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm now available as top-of-the-line variant

The Covenant Car Company, Inc. (TCCCI), the exclusive importer and distributor of Chevrolet vehicles in the country, has introduced its new model in the Philippine pick-up segment, the Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm.

The new Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm features new exterior elements that are designed by the global design team of Chevrolet. The new pick-up has numerous black accents to add an energetic contrast to the body’s striking silhouette, most notably with the black rear sport bar outlining the truck bed, on the black anthracite rear bumper, black tailgate and door handles, black rearview mirrors, and black 18-inch alloy wheels.

Powering the new High Country Storm is a 2.8-liter four-cylinder Duramax turbo-diesel engine, capable of producing 200 hp and 369 lb-ft. of torque. The engine of this pick-up can easily haul a ton of weight, and can tow up an object weighing up to 3.5 tons. Its high ride has a water wading capability of up to 800mm, which is good for the flooded roads of the Metro.

Inside, the new Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm’s seats, dashboard, and trims are skillfully crafted from premium high-grade materials, giving the occupants a lux of driving experience. Apart from control toggles that can be easily accessed, it also has a 6-way electronically adjustable driver’s seat to ensure comfortable driving position.

Additionally, it has a remote engine start function that is useful during hot weather. Through this function, the engine can be started using the key fob, allowing the cabin to be cooled sufficiently before getting inside the vehicle. Other features include remote window activation and front windows that automatically drop a fraction to facilitate door closing.

Likewise, the pickup’s modern shift-on-the-fly 4WD system gives drivers the capability of adjusting the ride type at the push of the button, depending on the terrain they find themselves on. Paired with a responsive Electric Power Steering (EPS) system, drivers are sure to have increased control leading to a more confident and comfortable drive.

For a more comfortable ride, the High Country Storm has reduced noise, vibration, and harshness levels. This vehicle is 8% quieter on the road than its previous model years. The newly designed doors, windows, windshield seals, a 10% thicker front door glass, and aerodynamic headlamp design contributed to the improved noise-free ride.

The new Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm features an 8-inch multi-function touch screen head unit that is equipped with the latest Chevrolet MyLink Infotainment system with multiple smartphone OS compatibility, multimedia functionality, Bluetooth connectivity, SIRI Eyes Free and voice recognition software. The current MyLink Infotainment system is also compatible with Apple CarPlay.

Safety features of the Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm include Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), dual airbags, Cruise Control, Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Alert, Tire Pressure Monitoring System, Traction Control System, Hill Start Assist, Hill descent Control, Trailer Sway Control, Electronic Stability Control, and front and rear parking assist, rear camera with dynamic guidelines.

The 2019 Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm is tagged at a price of Php 1,638,888.

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